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Pajarito Mountain Ski Area

Trail Map Pajarito Mountain Ski Area

The Ski Resort

Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is located in the Jemez Mountains right above Los Alamos. It only takes you 45 minutes to get there from Santa Fe. If you´re looking for a place without large crowds and great tree skiing this is the right spot for you! Pajarito Mountain offers 113 hectares of skiable terrain with 45 trails. Explore wide cruisers  as well and steep challenging terrain with bumps. There is also a Terrain Park available where freestylers can show off. Although there is no Nordic trail system at Pajarito Mountain you have the opportunity for Nordic/Cross Country skiing in Santa Fe State Park.  At the Snowsports School certified instructors will help you to learn the proper techniques. Choose from private, group and multiple week formats! Certainly, an exciting day on the mountain will make you hungry. Take a break at the Cafe and treat yourself with something to eat and a hot beverage!


Interesting facts

  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 1411 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1227 ft. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 10440 ft.
  • The day pass at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is $59 making it one of the 3 cheapest ski Resorts in New Mexico.
  • Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average base depth of 44 ".

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last update on Feb 10, 2023
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Pajarito Mountain Ski Area
397 Camp May Road
NM 87544
Los Alamos
Phone505 662 5725


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Mountain Stats

Elevation9032 ft - 10440 ft
SeasonJanuary - March
Opening DayJan 21, 2023
Closing DayMar 20, 2023
Capacity N/A
Hours8:00 AM - 4:00 AM


Total 6

Skiable Terrain

279 acres
Green Circle
Blue Squared
Black Diamond
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 279 acres
Number of Slopes 45


Unfortunately, there is no webcam available yet!

Open Lifts & Trails


1 day adult $59
All rates & fees